Fiction Friday: The Letter Mage

My first novella, City of Kaiju, is finally out! Available through Amazon and Books2Read. You can see a preview of the very first chapter here. Help support a fresh new author with a fantastic read this summer. Fiction Friday is a series where I talk about what I’ve been reading. Short Stories (and sometimes Novellas) are featured as in-between posts and the first Friday of … Continue reading Fiction Friday: The Letter Mage

Fiction Friday: Legacy of Pandora (Book 1)

My first novella, City of Kaiju, is available for pre-order. Available through Amazon and Books2Read. You can see a preview of the very first chapter here. Check it out when it launches, February 12th, 2019.
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Legacy of Pandora: Shan Takhu Legacy: Book One by [Craig, Eric Michael]

Ever feel like when you read a book, you get a good story, but at the same time, you feel a bit…strange. As if something isn’t quite there, but it’s good enough so you let it pass. Well, that’s how I feel with this book.

Today’s novel review is Legacy of Pandora by Eric Michael Craig. You can find it here. This is a hard sci-fi story, meaning it relies on logic and fact instead of making things up for entertainment. It seems believable enough, but let’s see how well this holds up.

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Fiction Friday: Remaking History

My first novella, City of Kaiju, is available for pre-order. Available through Amazon and Books2Read. You can see a preview of the very first chapter here. Check it out when it launches, February 12th, 2019.

Fiction Friday is a series where I talk about what I’ve been reading. Short Stories (and sometimes Novellas) are featured as in-between posts and the first Friday of the month will feature a new novel review. Today, I review Remaking History by Kim Stanley Robinson.

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History is an interesting thing. Preservation and accuracy must be key to understanding who we are and where we came from. But some have other ideas, twisting historical facts into their own vision. Eventually, the ability to distinguish truth from fiction become dulled, and common falsehoods become historical facts themselves.

No, I’m not talking about Trump and his Fake News brigade. I’m talking about today’s story. We’re talking about Remaking History by Kim Stanley Robinson, as featured in Lightspeed Magazine, originally in Other Edens II. You can find it here. This is a story focused on making movies on a lunar base. It’s fun and true to Hollywood as you think, so let’s see what this is about. Continue reading “Fiction Friday: Remaking History”

Stories I’d Love To See More Of

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I’ve reviewed a few stories where I look at it and say “I wish I could see more of it.” So thinking about that, I want to discuss stories I’d love to see more of. This could be simple things like certain plot lines and talking points, while others are more abstract than that. So here are a few things I’d love to see more stories about. Doesn’t mean I expect people to write it literally this moment, but I do have certain tastes. So let’s get to it. Continue reading “Stories I’d Love To See More Of”

Fiction Friday – Presumed Dead, Part V

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Fiction Friday is a series where I talk about what I’ve been reading. Short Stories (and sometimes Novellas) are featured as in-between posts and the first Friday of the month will feature a new novel review. Today, we conclude our serialized review of Presumed Dead by Rick Kennett.

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At last, we’ve reached the end of Cy’s tale. We’ve gone through a wild ride, but it has to end at some point. There’s still more, but I’m ending the story here. Maybe in the future, I’ll review the entire thing, but for now, let’s see how this plays out. Continue reading “Fiction Friday – Presumed Dead, Part V”

Fiction Tuesday – Presumed Dead, Part IV

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Fiction Friday Tuesday is a series where I talk about what I’ve been reading. Short Stories (and sometimes Novellas) are featured as in-between posts and the first Friday of the month will feature a new novel review. Today, we pick up where we left off in our serialized review of Presumed Dead by Rick Kennett.

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Hello, survivors and patron of the Silver Claw Inn. Welcome to the penultimate episode of the episodic serial, Presumed Dead, by Rick Kennett and narrated by Marguerite Kenner, as featured in Cast of Wonders. We’re about to reach the climax, so let’s see what’s in store for our heroine. Continue reading “Fiction Tuesday – Presumed Dead, Part IV”

Fiction Friday: Presumed Dead, Part III

Fiction Friday is a series where I talk about what I’ve been reading. Short Stories (and sometimes Novellas) are featured as in-between posts and the first Friday of the month will feature a new novel review. Today, we continue our episodic story, Presumed Dead, by Rick Kennett, narrated by Marguerite Kenner. Back once again for Part three of our now five-part serial review. Follow along … Continue reading Fiction Friday: Presumed Dead, Part III